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Address all damage caused by poor weather conditions

Jul 15, 2017

His Excellency Abdulrahman Mohammed Al Nuaimi, Director General of Municipality and Planning Dept.-Ajman, directed the competent authorities in the Manama area to take the necessary measures to address all the damages caused by bad weather yesterday, which resulted in physical damages in some areas because of the rain. This is come during a field tour to Manama and its office by His Excellency. He was accompanied by the Executive Director of Infrastructure Development Sector Dr. Eng. Mohamed Ahmed Bin Omair Al-Muhairi, Acting Director of Roads and Infrastructure Department Eng. Abdullah Mohammed Al Marzouqi, and a number of officials in the Department.

HE confirmed that the visit is directed by Sheikh Rashid bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, Head of the Department, for his keenness to know the prevailing conditions in the Manama area and to be well-informed with the physical damages and guide its immediate repair, clarifying that the happiness and well-being of the residents and visitors of the region is a goal we all seek and strive to preserve the happy and decent life.

His Excellency pointed out that the emergency teams in the region spare no effort throughout the previous day to provide assistance directly. The teams kept informed with the weather conditions and they immediately were directed to the affected areas to provide support in order to maintain the individuals’ health and safety; praising the important role of working teams and their quick response to and permanent readiness for all the cases.

During the tour, His Excellency inspected the Dam project in the Manama to check on the status of rainwater collection as required. He also toured the residential neighborhoods and the streets, to be informed about the condition of roads, buildings and public facilities to inspect the conditions of the residents and ensure that they are not affected by the bad weather conditions that prevailed in the area last night.

His Excellency listened to a detailed explanation provided by Mr. Mohammed Abdullah Al-Suweihi, Manager of Manama Office, on the emergency plan set by the Department’s office throughout the year on how to deal with all types of weather. He assigned skilled personnel and working groups that value people’s lives and put them at the top of their priorities. They keenly seek to help people and immediately receive their calls to address cases directly and arrive at the locations in a record time.

Al Sawihi said that most of Manama neighborhoods were not affected by the weather and rain due to the availability of excellent infrastructure and roads built at the highest international standards in addition to drainage networks and pumps, clarifying that they immediately dealt with the received cases and will continue reformation for all the damage during the next few hours; as they distributed the tasks on the competent entities to be in charge to complete them as soon as possible.

At the end of his inspection tour, he said that the department will follow closely the progress of the work to repair all the damages. We have entrusted the work to the competent authorities and the highly qualified staff, stressing that the welfare, health and safety of the citizen and resident are our most important objectives. We will strive to maintain a safe and secure living.


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